Discover the fossils of giant dinosaurs at the Paleontological Museum of Trelew, one of the most fascinating museums in Argentina!.
Why visit the Paleontological Museum?
The Egidio Feruglio Paleontological Museum, popularly known as the MEF, is one of the main tourist attractions in Trelew. In the surroundings of this city, located in the Argentinean province of Chubut, paleontologists have found many large dinosaur fossils. Most of them are exhibited here and it is considered one of the best museums in South America in this field.
With your ticket to the Paleontological Museum of Trelew, you will be able to see the skeletons of colossal prehistoric animals up close. Among them you will see the magnificent Tyrannotitan Chubutensis, which inhabited these lands in the middle of the Cretaceous period.
During your visit to the MEF, you will also discover some fascinating facts about the dinosaurs of Patagonia. You will learn how they ate and survived and ho they adapted to the huge climate changes that took place in that era. The various interactive panels of the museum will help you to answer the questions you have about these creatures. Everyonw will leave knowing a lot more about these gigantic prehistoric beings.
The museum's exhibition is divided in chronological order into the following four stages: Cenozoic, Mesozoic, Paleozoic, and Precambrian era. Within each one, you will find the fossils of the different sub-periods. In the Mesozoic space, don't miss the rooms dedicated to the Cretaceous and Jurassic periods, home to possibly the most fearsome beasts!
Below, you can consult a map with all the rooms of the museum:
The MEF is open every day from 9 am to 7 pm. The last access allowed is at 5:30 pm.
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Children under 6 years oldFree
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Tours or activities will not consist of more than 24 people per group.
A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.
Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.
The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 80% of their maximum capacity.
At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 20% of the total maximum capacity.
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
Alcoholic drinks are not available.
1 hour 30 minutes.
Entry to the Egidio Feruglio Paleontological Museum.
When to book?
You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Only some areas are accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required. Free wheelchair loan service available. Accessible toilets. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required. Accessible toilets. An accompanying person is required. This must be indicated in the reservation.
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Printed material is avoided.
No single-use plastics are used.
The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.
No printing of documentation required.
Promotes local employment.
Has a gender equality policy.
Has a carbon footprint offset policy.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
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